Washington oral surgeon's license, general anesthesia permit suspended over alleged unsafe practices

The Washington State Department of Health's Dental Quality Assurance Commission suspended the license and general anesthesia permit of an oral surgeon over allegations of unsafe practices and disregard for patient safety.

The dental commission cited May 11 several instances of unsafe practices by Calley Christie, DMD, involving patients under general anesthesia.

Dr. Christie is unable to practice in the state until the charges are resolved and has 20 days to respond to the charges and ask for a hearing, according to a news release.

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